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French Victorian Lacquered Papier-Mache Soap Box

French Victorian Lacquered Papier-Mache Soap Box


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Directory: Antiques: Decorative Art: Organics: Lacquer: Pre 1900: Item # 395339
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Very attractive Victorian lacquered papier-mache soap box decorated with a japonaise design. The sides show laborers pulling a boat filled with partiers along a canal. The lid shows a kneeling maiden tending her flower garden in a classic Japanese garden. The lid is also decorated with the soap maker's logo. Japanese styled items were very popular in France from around 1870 until the end of the century.

Origin: France, ca. 1880. Condition: excellent. Size: 3-11/16" x 2-5/16" x 1-3/4" high.

A matching box is available.